By AbdulSalam Muhammad, Kano.
KANO -Hell was let loose in Kano Monday afternoon when “well dressed” thugs invaded and overran the PDP secretariat located at Gydi-yadi quarters in the Kano leaving many injuries.
Eyewitness account told Vanguard that the Caretaker Committee recently inaugurated by Bamanga Tukur led PDP were conducting official business at the new secretarial when they came under attack.
Those injured in the ensuing pandemonium included the state PDP Publicity Secretary,, Ja’afar Sani Bello, the state Women Leader, Rabi Shehu Sharada, while the legal adviser who escaped through the window of a story building sustained minor injuries.
Another party member whose identity could not be ascertained as at press time has his bowel ripped opened, while Elder statesman, and founding father of PDP, Alhaji Dauda Dangalon and several other party faithful sustained various degree of injuries.
However, the PDP Publicity secretary, Ja’afar Sani Bello who was the victim of the attack accused Kwankwaso administration of masterminding the attack, alleging that “those who attacked us are cabinet members of the regime”.
Sani Bello stated that “I was reading from the table when suddenly a sharp iron metal landed on it, and as I raised my head I saw one Murtala Muhammad Gwarmai, a Special Adviser to the Governor trying vainly to retrieve the object from the table”
Ja’afar further alleged that “as I set to escape, he drew a sharp horn and it hit me on the neck, stressing that “the police arrested him while fleeing the scene”
Further he that “we are almost through with our function when they infiltrated the gathering and unleashed mayhem as several faithful were injured while trying to escape the terrorist attack”.
Ja’afar who spoke with Vanguard at the Emergency Unit of Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital vowed that “the attack on us would not deter us in our quest to reposition the party in the state”.
Confirming the incident during a chat with reporters in Kano, the Commissioner of Police, AbdulSalam Daura revealed that 4 suspects have been arrested and are been investigated in connection with the mayhem.
Mr.Daura stated that “our men arrested 4 suspected while trying to disrupt the PDP function and are helping us with our investigation and want to assure you the full weight of law would be visited on whoever is behind this”
He urged politicians to be civil in the way and manner they conduct their activities in order to avoid overheating the polity, adding “peace remain an essential ingredient of growth and we must treasure it”.